Listening to the ‘world's most relaxing song’ before an operation could be just as good at calming patients' nerves as medication, US researchers said.
Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative
Tooth decay and other oral diseases present a major global public health crisis with sugar as the main culprit, according to a Series on oral health published in The Lancet medical journal on Friday.
Oral health in crisis due to sugary foods
Nearly 10,000 cases of heart disease and stroke and 1,500 cases of cancer could have been avoided in England if the coalition government had not switched to a voluntary deal with the food industry to cut salt in food, said researchers.
Coalition's voluntary salt limits have been 'public health disaster'
Stomach bloating is a common ailment experienced by most.
Experts recommend diet to alleviate stomach bloating
Around the world, people with mental illness die up to 20 years earlier than the general population, and a comprehensive new report suggests that governments and health care providers must do more to stop the deaths.
Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health, early death
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to the death of nerve cells that control movement, leaving people unable to move and, eventually, to breathe.
'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for ALS therapy
Ministers are ignoring a ‘cocktail of toxic chemicals’ in furniture, food packaging and children’s prams which could harm the health of Britons, even before they’re born, MPs have warned.
Britons, their unborn children at risk due to government inaction over toxic chemicals in everyday use, MPs warn
The way we treat anorexia may be changing, thanks to a new study linking the illness to metabolism.
Study links anorexia to metabolism
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s
Tomato extracts can inhibit the growth and malignant cloning of stomach cancer cells, according to a new study that paves the way for novel therapies to treat the deadly disease.
Can tomato extract fight cancer?

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